NAB’s plea seeking adjournment in Hudaibiya case rejected

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected National Accountability Bureau’s plea for adjournment in the lawsuits on its attraction in the apex courtroom in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case towards the Sharif circle of relatives.

The anti-graft frame has appealed to the courtroom for prolong in the court cases because of non-appointment of its Prosecutor General (PG).

A 3-member bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam heard the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case.

Justice Mushir noticed that non-appointment of NAB Prosecutor General isn’t a legitimate explanation why and the courtroom isn’t chargeable for this.

Justice Qazi Faez Esa requested the NAB suggest on whose instructions the attraction used to be information, on which the attorney spoke back that the approval used to be given throughout a gathering chaired by the Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.

When the courtroom hinted at summoning the chairman NAB, the suggest knowledgeable the bench that a abstract for appointment of prosecutor basic has been forwarded which shall be authorized quickly by the competent authority.

NAB’s plea to hunt adjournment in the case used to be vulnerable and it used to be anticipated that the highest courtroom will flip down the request.

Under clause (d) of segment eight of the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO), in case the PG is absent or not able to accomplish the purposes of his administrative center because of any explanation why in any respect, another regulation officer of the NAB, duly approved by its chairman, will act because the PG.

Thus, until the time a brand new PG is picked up, the NAB leader can designate any senior attorney to plead the case in the SC. 

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